The Id of the star in the Henry Draper catalogue is HD229177.
More details on objects' alternative names can be found at Star Names .
The location of the star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For HD 229177, the location is 20h 23m 04.9687 and +40° 36` 35.994 .
HD 229177 has a spectral type of A0 D. This means the star is a blue - white star.
|Primary / Proper / Traditional Name||HD 229177|
|Alternative Names||HD 229177|
|Spectral Type||A0 D|
|Constellation's Main Star||No|
|Multiple Star System||No / Unknown|
|Right Ascension (R.A.)||20h 23m 04.9687|
|Declination (Dec.)||+40° 36` 35.994|
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